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Re: [gNewSense-users] further inane comments by me (or if you were offen

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] further inane comments by me (or if you were offended then this might help some)
Date: Wed, 3 Feb 2010 08:15:54 +1030

On Tue, 2 Feb 2010 17:36:32 -0400
Freemor <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Tue, 02 Feb 2010 20:12:16 +0000
> Paul O'Malley - gnu's not unix - <address@hidden> wrote:
> > I appear to have offended some people yesterday, for this I say
> > sorry, please read on and I will try to give the same message
> > without the rant.
> > 
> [SNIP]
> > 
> > Hope this helps a bit.
> > 
> > P.
> > 
> Well Said, I know that there are a lot of people out there that have
> little understanding of what is involved in maintaining a single
> package, let alone an entire Distro. There are some packages I'd love
> to see in gNewSense (gnash 0.8.6, Transmission 1.75, etc) but since I

We sync in gnash snapshots.

> do not have the time to offer to maintain the package I just compile
> from source and go on my way. I wish I did have the time as I would

Contributing doesn't have to be maintaining packages - forwarding bugs
upstream and (in the case of grub specifically) helping upstream keep
their packages valid would be a great help.

> love to contribute to the project in that way. I can't even begin to
> imagine the work that goes into maintaining 2.3 while trying to get
> 3.0 out the door. (much thanks to all the Dev's BTW).

Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
Debian contributor / gNewSense Maintainer
No, I won't join your social networking group

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